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Baseball in Korea goes back further than you might think
While the earliest reference to baseball being played in Korea is thought to be in a newspaper from 1896, an even earlier mention can be found in the personal diary of a Seoul resident from 1894.
Lee Dae-ho has right attitude for MLB success
Lee Dae-ho, the former SoftBank Hawks' slugging first baseman and designated hitter, fresh off his Japan Series MVP has just declared his intent to try to sign with a Major League Baseball (MLB) team this offseason.
Baseball fans help grieving American
Paul Vogel, despite never having been to Korea, is a huge Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) fan and supporter of the KT Wiz, the league’s newest team. Living in Arizona, he stays up late many nights to watch his team in action.
Eric Thames of NC Dinos, a hit on and off field
CHANGWON, South Gyeongsang Province - Ever since he debuted in the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) last year, NC Dinos first baseman Eric Thames has been making his mark both on and off the field.
Profitable 2nd league team? Goyang Dinos think it's possible
Despite the KBO League being one of the most popular professional sports leagues in the country, its minor league, the Futures League, is at best an afterthought for most baseball fans in Korea.
The Lions first spotted in Florida in 1985
With players like Ryu Hyun-jin and Kang Jung-ho jumping from the KBO to MLB, exchanges between the two leagues has become commonplace. Additionally, in recent years many Korean teams have been holding their spring training at MLB team facilities in Arizona and Florida. The KBO and MLB have a long history together, longer than many might think. It was in 1998 that the first fo...
'Lee Seung-yuop all-time best hitter'
The 2015 spring conference for the Society of Korean Baseball Studies (SKB) was held on May 2 at Sungkyunkwan University and talk touched on topics ranging from the neuroscience of hitting and free agents to a panel discussion on batting featuring three ex-KBO greats.
Bridging the Gap
Ryan Sadowski might be best known in Korea as the ex-pitcher for the Lotte Giants who can speak Korean, but since hanging up his cleats he’s been making a name for himself off the field.